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Allen West Concedes FL-18, Expected To Take Up Watercolors And Scrapbooking

Posted on | November 20, 2012 | 15 Comments

by Smitty

CNSNews has a writeup:

Saying it’s time to “move ahead,” Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) announced Tuesday morning that he is conceding his House race to Democrat Patrick Murphy.
“I think that now is not the time to try to draw the process out,” West told “Fox & Friends.”
“We brought up some incredible voting irregulaties, not just in Saint Lucie County, but also some that we found in Palm Beach County, but now is not the time for the poeple down here in Congressional District 18 to be left in the lurch.”
West said “leaders don’t need a title in order to continue to lead and also to be a voice, and so I will continue to a citizen-servant of this great nation and do the things that help restore this constitutional Republic.”

If you incline the ear, you can hear the echo back in time from a CPAC 2013 speech where that patriot is going to raise him some roof.

via Twitchy


15 Responses to “Allen West Concedes FL-18, Expected To Take Up Watercolors And Scrapbooking”

  1. Evi L. Bloggerlady
    November 20th, 2012 @ 8:12 am

    Can he take over the RNC?

  2. Bob Belvedere
    November 20th, 2012 @ 8:20 am

    Allen West for Speaker.

    [You don’t need to be a member of the House to serve.]

  3. Bob Belvedere
    November 20th, 2012 @ 8:20 am

    He should run for Governor – to obtain executive experience, IYKWIMAITYD.

  4. Evi L. Bloggerlady
    November 20th, 2012 @ 8:27 am

    Unfortunately, the pantie wastes of the GOP fear him.

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  6. tadcf
    November 20th, 2012 @ 10:17 am

    Now, I guess, Allen West is going to have to get a job.

  7. smitty
    November 20th, 2012 @ 11:02 am

    To accuse Allen West of not having worked, after a full Army career and two years in the House, is simply not to your credit.

  8. Christy Waters
    November 20th, 2012 @ 11:24 am

    I hope West becomes an even bolder and more outspoken voice for the conservative movement. I’m so glad this guy is on our side.

  9. Bob Belvedere
    November 20th, 2012 @ 11:51 am

    Well, Smitty, but it does give tadcf more credits in his dickhead account.

  10. dwduck
    November 20th, 2012 @ 3:54 pm

    He should go community organize, I guess. That counts double, right?

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    November 20th, 2012 @ 5:46 pm

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  12. M. Thompson
    November 20th, 2012 @ 6:14 pm

    You can serve a single term in the House and be elected President. It’s happened before. Lt.Col. West could make it happen again.

  13. BruceC
    November 20th, 2012 @ 10:52 pm

    Maybe “Richard Cranium” is his real name?

  14. Beeblebrocs
    November 20th, 2012 @ 11:03 pm

    Just how many races did the Dems manage to steal this cycle?

  15. Bob Belvedere
    November 21st, 2012 @ 1:19 pm

    Naw…it’s Dick Hurtz from Holden.